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First Grow

Approved by Barney's Farm, Dutch Passion
43
15
2012
5 months ago
Indoor
Room Type
Soilless
Medium
LST
Technique
FIMing
Technique
LED (300W)
Vegetation Lights
LED (600W)
Flowering Lights
Strain
Barney's Farm - Tangerine Dream Auto
Tangerine Dream Auto
Barney's Farm

Growing it

Easy

Resistance

Strong

Uplifting, smooth and fruity. Simply perfection. Love this stuff and will be growing it regularly.

The Outcome
Week
15
HARVEST
What's on the scales?
70.87
oz
g
Bud dry weight
What's on the scales?
2.5
oz
g
Bud dry weight
Harvested
1 plant
Number of plants harvested
Light
150 watt
Total light power used
Grow Room
0.19
ft²
Grow Room size
Grow Room
2
ft²
Grow Room size
0.02
ounce /watt/plant
1.25
ounce/ft²
2.5
ounce /plant
75
watt/ft²
0.5
plant/ft²
Photos & Videos
Tastes like
Citrus
Fruity
Tropical
Feels like
60% Sativa
40% Indica

Positive effects

Creative
Talkative
Uplifted

Negative effects

Dry eyes
Nutrients

First time grow so nothing to compare them against. But so far, AN seems top quality and will use it going forward.

Look at the pics. This stuff covers your buds in frosty goodness.

So, here's my final entry for my first grow diary.

Yield:
Critical Kush: 65g
Blueberry: 21g
Pineapple Express: 32g
Tangerine Dream: 65g

Total: 183 grams from a 2x4 tent and 2x300W cheap LED's

Target was 150g, so very happy with the final result. Positive I can increase this now I have more experience to 9-10oz per grow in future.

Tips:
Don't plant your seeds more than 1/2" deep if seeding in the final pot, and make sure you moisten the soil BEFORE popping your seed in. (Watering after you drop it in can bury it too deep. Pretty sure this stunted and slowed the growth a little.)
LST is extremely important. I need to do more on future grows.
When watering, saturate the pot to run-off and only water again when dry. Keep the plants' roots expanding by creating a wet/dry coco cycle.
Dry trimming is hard. It's a better way to dry, but it takes much longer than wet trimming. Did I say dry trimming was hard? Trust me, it's a ball-ache. Just trim wet unless you have the patience of a saint.

Conclusion:

I will never buy weed again.
The Tangerine Dream and Pineapple Express are absolute top quality cannabis, best I've ever smoked by a mile. The Kush and BlueBerry are not to be sniffed at either, as I'd be over the moon if I bought weed of that quality on the street. The BB is a great before-bedtime smoke, as it is by far the most potent of these 4 plants. The Indica high is so strong that 1/2 a joint will have you saying bye-bye.

It has been an absolute pleasure to cultivate my first ever plants, and really enjoyed the work. Apart from doing a dry trim on the Tangerine Dream (which really, really sucked and took HOURS!) I loved every minute of growing my own stash, and have learned this is a great hobby as well as having all the other benefits. I will be growing my own for the rest of my life.

To be honest, since I harvested the Kush 2 weeks ago, I've pretty much been stoned out of my skull ever since, and have already made my way through half of the first of 6 jars. I've enjoyed myself so much, I've already started my second grow. Planted a Mexican Airlines, Cookies and Cali Snow from Fastbuds.

Peace.

Comments
AnneW
AnneW week 15

LOL My jars keep 'disappearing' too... *shrugs*

Cheezy_G
Cheezy_G week 15

Top diary First Grow plenty of hints and tips and loved the reviews!:+1:

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